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Call for Nominations - Danubius Young Scientist Award 2015

The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (BMWF) to honor persons with extraordinary scientific achievements and output in relation to the Danube Region. Within a rotation system in one year achievements in the fields of humanities, social and cultural studies are awarded, in the following year achievements in the fields of life sciences. 2015 it is envisaged to complement this award with a specific price for young scientists – the so-called „Danubius Young Scientist Award“. Nominations are open.

  • Posted on: 14.01.2015

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The Danubius Young Scientist Award will be granted to 14 young scientists -one in each country that is part of the EUSDR. The award seeks to encourage young scientists to engage themselves in the scientific examination of problems and questions specifically related to the Danube and to stimulate the scientific community in the Danube region. The award will be endowed with 1.200,- Euros for each winner of the young scientist award.
 

The candidate has to be nominated by his/her hosting scientific organisation (university, academy of sciences, etc.) meaning that the candidate himself / herself cannot apply for the award. Every academic institution can only nominate one candidate for their entire institution (not one candidate per institute, faculty etc.).

An international expert jury will be established (including members of the Danube Rectors ́ Conference) that will be responsible for assessing all incoming nominations and for drawing up a final ranking. The most highly ranked candidate from each of the countries of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region will be recommended for the award. The award ceremony is expected to take place in Austria in October 2015.

> Nominations will be accepted in electronic format and in English only.

> Nominations including all relevant documents have to be sent to: a.winkler@idm.at

> The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, 20th March 2015 at 24:00.

Please check the attached announcement for more details and further information.

Zum Downloaden bitte klicken!Danubius Young Scientist Award_Announcement_2015.pdf (pdf)

Zum Downloaden bitte klicken!Press release_Danubius Award 2014.pdf (pdf)

S&T field/scope: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities | Geographical focus: Danube Region

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